1. The new “Edible Rochester” exhibit is up in Local History! The exhibit looks at how food and drink businesses have contributed to Rochester’s growth and features items from the collection of the Local History Division, the LeRoy town historian’s office, and the George Eastman House. The exhibit runs through May on the 2nd floor of the Rundel Memorial building.

  2. New Books in Arts, Music, & Recreation

    New Books in Arts, Music, & Recreation

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  4. Family Detectives Club, genealogy, Local History and Genealogy Division, Rochester Public Library

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  5. "Edible Rochester" Comes to Central!

    In conjunction with Rochester Public Library’s annual Edible Books Festival and Competition, the library’s Local History & Genealogy Division also will open a new exhibit called “Edible Rochester” as part of the event. The exhibit looks at how food and food and drink companies have contributed to Rochester’s growth.

    The artifacts in the exhibit come from the collections of the Rochester library, the LeRoy town historian’s office, the George Eastman House, Genesee Brewery and private collections. The free exhibit runs through May in the Local History & Genealogy division on the second floor of the Rundel building.

    http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/lifestyle/rocflavors/2014/03/30/edible-books-festival-exhibit-next-sunday/6967131/

  6. If you missed Eowyn Ivey speak about her book the Snow Child, you can watch it on the library’s youtube channel by clicking on this link .Author Eowyn Ivey talks about her debut novel “The Snow Child” and answers questions from the audience as part of “If All of Rochester Read the Same Book”. The novel follows a childless couple homesteading in Alaska in 1920 that one day playfully creates a child out of snow. When a mysterious and secretive little girl appears out of the woods the next day, their lives are changed forever. Recorded in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County, March 20th, 2014.

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    If you missed Eowyn Ivey speak about her book the Snow Child, you can watch it on the library’s youtube channel by clicking on this link .

    Author Eowyn Ivey talks about her debut novel “The Snow Child” and answers questions from the audience as part of “If All of Rochester Read the Same Book”. The novel follows a childless couple homesteading in Alaska in 1920 that one day playfully creates a child out of snow. When a mysterious and secretive little girl appears out of the woods the next day, their lives are changed forever. Recorded in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County, March 20th, 2014.

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  7. Something New To Try When Using Ancestry.com in the Library

    Something New To Try When Using Ancestry.com in the Library

    Did you know that you can use Ancestry.com for free in the Local History & Genealogy Division? Ancestry’s recent blog post offers suggestions for how to get the information you gather for free at the library home to your own files:

    Something New To Try When Using Ancestry.com in the Library.

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  8. Don’t miss it! The Forging Alliances: Rochester’s LGBT Story exhibit in Local History is coming down next week!

    Don’t miss it! The Forging Alliances: Rochester’s LGBT Story exhibit in Local History is coming down next week!

  9. Coming soon to the Arts Division

    Coming soon to the Arts Division